From January until August 20, 286 people embraced Islam nationwide, including 15 in the Temburong District.
An Iban man – 22-year-old Hafizam anak Gayau now known as Muhammad Hafizam bin Abdullah Gayau – embraced the Islamic faith yesterday.
Commanding Officer of Temburong Police District Superintendent Haji Irham bin Haji Muhd Arshad was the guest of honour at the conversion ceremony held at Temburong District’s Dakwah Unit Office.
The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the Syahadah. The ceremony was held in front of officers from the Temburong District Dakwah Unit, Islamic Da’wah Centre.
The event continued with a presentation of memento by the guest of honour.
It was further enlivened by Dikir Marhaban and sprinkling of scented flowers followed by the recitation of Doa Selamat.